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  Topic: Rayburn 355SFW Info
shopgirlsue

Replies: 18
Views: 16374
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 31, 14 10:38 pm   Subject: Rayburn 355SFW Info
We had a 355 fitted a couple of years ago in our 3 bed bungalow (about 1400sq ft). It ran 5 rads , hot water and underfloor heating for an area of about 160 sq ft via a thermal store. We used it for a ...
  Topic: Horizon looks at fasting
shopgirlsue

Replies: 17
Views: 12509
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 12 8:48 am   Subject: Horizon looks at fasting
It was an interesting programme.

There's a similar trial going on - the Genesis project I think - which suggests that a 5-2 diet reduces some risks of breast cancer. They have a website with more ...
  Topic: Help... please
shopgirlsue

Replies: 15
Views: 7079
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 11 8:11 pm   Subject: Help... please
I've had something like this but I can't remember what I did to correct it . Have you tried uninstalling the mouse driver and re installing it....................





Just had a quick g ...
  Topic: Replacing electric heating/hot water with coal rayburn?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 13
Views: 11471
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 11 11:26 am   Subject: Replacing electric heating/hot water with coal rayburn?
We had a coal fuelled Rayburn in a 3 bed bungalow and spent approx 600 on coal each winter - summer we used solar and electric for hot water. It was an old model and struggled to heat the place and g ...
  Topic: How much do you pay for your electricity?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 46
Views: 30181
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 1:55 pm   Subject: How much do you pay for your electricity?
I'm with npower and pay 16p per Kw for the first 366kw per month then 12.8p (I think )

I'm on 'juice' which is their green tariff - although I don't know how green it is - I inherited it ...
  Topic: Manageable garden size?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 17
Views: 7347
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 11 8:04 am   Subject: Manageable garden size?
Sounds ideal

As you said you can always change the house in time and a 1/3 acre garden laid mainly to lawn will be reasonably easy to maintain especially if you don't insist on a bowling green ...
  Topic: My cat is severely allergic to something
shopgirlsue

Replies: 17
Views: 14376
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 11 11:05 am   Subject: My cat is severely allergic to something
Our cat used to pull her fur out and lick herself sore. Apparently it can become a habit so even when what ever triggered it in the first place has stopped (it was flea allergy for our one) they carry ...
  Topic: Watering the garden
shopgirlsue

Replies: 14
Views: 3715
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 11 5:29 pm   Subject: Watering the garden
I might have one of your watering can rose gadgets in my box of useful ( ) hose attachments which you could have - I don't do much watering here

I'll have a look tomorrow - the box p ...
  Topic: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 100
Views: 119854
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 10 3:31 pm   Subject: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
Do you have a local butcher?

The butcher is in Shaftesbury but I'ld have to make a separate trip to go there so it doesn't seem sensible from a petrol/pollution point-of view

If you're going to ...
  Topic: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 100
Views: 119854
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 10 3:20 pm   Subject: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
Do you have a local butcher?

The butcher is in Shaftesbury but I'ld have to make a separate trip to go there so it doesn't seem sensible from a petrol/pollution point-of view
  Topic: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
shopgirlsue

Replies: 100
Views: 119854
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 10 3:11 pm   Subject: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
Every so often I attempt a supermarket free shop but I struggle with :-
small quantity of organic meat - I dont have a big freezer so can't buy half a sheep all I want each week is a couple of ...
  Topic: We Have a Kitten
shopgirlsue

Replies: 28
Views: 6578
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 10 8:27 am   Subject: We Have a Kitten
He's gorgeous.

I fostered a cat and her 3 kittens last year. I looked after them from 2 weeks old until they were rehomed and one of them looked just like him. I was so tempted to keep her
  Topic: Feed the birds, tuppence a bag....
shopgirlsue

Replies: 29
Views: 11019
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 10 5:42 pm   Subject: Feed the birds, tuppence a bag....
Oh just remembered the goldfinches like the evening primrose seeds in my garden so maybe you could grow a few of those and let them set seed
  Topic: Feed the birds, tuppence a bag....
shopgirlsue

Replies: 29
Views: 11019
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 10 5:38 pm   Subject: Feed the birds, tuppence a bag....
I buy from this lot http://wildbirdfood.uk.com/acatalog/Seed_Mixtures.html - the economy seed mix goes down well and I also get peanuts from them. Not sure how cheap they work out but they deliver the ...
  Topic: A Nice Neighbour.
shopgirlsue

Replies: 15
Views: 6641
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 10 7:55 am   Subject: A Nice Neighbour.
I don't doubt it and I wish they didn't give me the wiggins, but they do

Yeah me too Nell. I know it's illogical but I just don't like them.

Some one has seen one in our garden and a few mont ...
 
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